Weekly News Roundup October 15 – 20, 2019

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured:Catching the warning signs: N.W.T. workshops promote suicide prevention – CBCOctober 20, 2019Alyssa Carpenter, the only safeTALK: suicide alertness training workshop Trainer in the Northwest Territories, is hosting workshops across the territory, […]

Weekly News Roundup July 9-15, 2018

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Some first responders from Humboldt Broncos bus crash get mental-health break – CTV News July 14, 2018 First responders who helped on the scene after a semi-truck and the Humboldt Broncos […]

Weekly News Roundup June 18 – 24, 2018

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Anderson Cooper: Thirty years after my brother’s death, I still ask why – CNN June 24, 2018 Anderson Cooper lost his brother, Carter, to suicide almost 30 years ago. “That is […]

Weekly News Roundup June 11 – 17, 2018

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured: Celebrity suicide deaths – preventing contagion – Centre for Suicide Prevention, a branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association June 12, 2018 Responsible media coverage of Spade and Bourdain’s deaths […]

Weekly News Roundup June 4 – 10, 2018

Hello Friends, Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured: Seeing the signs: Understanding and preventing suicide – Global June 10, 2018 Mara Grunau was on Global Calgary Sunday morning talking about the recent suicide deaths of Kate […]

The workplace and suicide prevention

Our latest toolkit is a collection of facts, figures, and best preventative practices regarding suicide in the workplace. When a colleague dies by suicide the emotional and financial costs are enormous not only to family members, but to co-workers and the organization itself. Workplaces need to have measures in place to inform and educate about […]